Meaning of REDUCE in English

REDUCE

v. a.

1.

Bring, restore.

2.

Render, form, mould, make, shape, model, remodel, convert into, resolve into, change into, bring into, bring to.

3.

Diminish, contract, lessen, abate, decrease, attenuate, contract, abridge, curtail, shorten, cut short, cut down, make less.

4.

Depress, debase, lower, degrade, impair, weaken, dwarf.

5.

Subdue, subject, conquer, subjugate, overpower, overthrow, vanquish, master, bring into subjection.

6.

Impoverish, ruin, bring to want, bring to poverty.

7.

( Math. ) Solve, resolve.

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